Why I Became a Coach at The First Tee

Categories: Blog, Coaching

Without caring mentors, positive youth development just doesn’t happen. At The First Tee, we take coaching seriously. We believe that a meaningful, quality relationship between coach and participant is vital to our program. Our mission wouldn’t be possible without our dedicated coaches. Are ...

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6 Ways to Get Noticed by a College Golf Coach

Categories: Blog, Coaching, The First Tee Alumni

Playing golf, or any sport, at the college level is competitive. What does it take to get noticed by a college golf coach? T.D. Luten, the assistant coach for the Duke University Men’s Golf Team and past executive director at The First Tee of the Triangle (2005–2012), shares his thoughts on how...

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The First Tee’s Role in Sports and Physical Activity

Categories: Blog, Coaching

Participation in sports and physical activity continues to decline among young people, yet we know there are many health, educational, social and psychological benefits to ongoing participation. Here are five ways coaches at The First Tee create healthy environments for young people engaging in s...

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